The Lithic Industry of the Kamyane-Zavallia Linearbandkeramik Site in Ukraine (2019 Campaign)


  • Dmytro Kiosak GPR „Human Past”, UMR 5607 Ausonius Université Bordeaux Montaigne, U-Bordeaux, 8 Esp. des Antilles, 33600 Pessac, France; Department of History and Philosophy, Odesa I. I. Mechnikov National University, Dvorianska 2, 65083-Odesa, Ukraine
  • Maciej Dębiec Institute of Archaeology, University of Rzeszów, Moniuszki 10, 35-015 Rzeszów, Poland
  • Anzhelika Kolesnychenko Institute of Archaeology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Department of Archaeology of Crimea and North-Western Black Sea region, Volodymyra Ivasiuka 12, Kyiv-04210, Ukraine
  • Thomas Saile Chair of Prehistory and Early History, University of Regensburg, Universitätsstraβe 31, 93053 Regensburg, Germany


Słowa kluczowe:

Linearbandkeramik, lithic technology, operative chain, trapezes, “Mesolithic heritage”


The paper treats a selection of lithic finds from Kamyane-Zavallia (Kam’âne-Zavallâ) – the easternmost Linearbandkeramik culture (LBK) site ever excavated. The lithic assemblage belongs to typical representatives of the early farming lithic industries in the region. It is characterized by prismatic cores for blade production, end-scrapers on fragmented blades and flakes, retouched blades, perforators, and a blade fragment with “sickle gloss”. There is a single projectile point of unidentifiable morphology. The authors argue that there is no trace of “Mesolithic heritage” in the assemblage of Kamyane-Zavallia. The assemblage finds close parallels in the sites of Nicolaevca V, Dănceni I, and other LBK sites from Moldova and Romania.


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Kiosak, D., Dębiec, M., Kolesnychenko, A., & Saile, T. (2023). The Lithic Industry of the Kamyane-Zavallia Linearbandkeramik Site in Ukraine (2019 Campaign). Ana­lecta Archa­eolo­gica Res­so­viensia, 18, 29–39.